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Nonplacency Part II

A disclaimer: the following post is based completely on my last, “Nonplacency Part I.” Because I directly address elements of Part I in this essay, I highly recommend you read…


 

Nonplacency Part I

The past few hours have seen me treading in some dangerous literary waters. It’s maybe a little presumptuous to take it upon oneself to create a new word, but sometimes…


 

Hopes and Fears in the Brave New World

A disclaimer before you read… As much as I appreciate your readership (more than you could ever know), please ask yourself if your time may be better spent absorbing more…


Finding Alignment in the Time of COVID-19

It took a lot of convincing. After all, it was nice out and there was work to be done in the garden, a painting to finish, a crochet project in…


A Return to Home

Ah, 2020. It began with so many jokes about perfect vision, scoffing at the upcoming election, and speculation as to what this next decade will bring. Well, it’s 74 days…


Forgiveness: When Past Meets Present

Today feels like a great day to talk about forgiveness. I won’t lie, simply finding the words to begin this conversation has been several rewrites in the making; it’s not…


Feed Your Children Well

I was a picky eater as a child, which was part of the reason for my palette being quite limited for many years, but I also didn’t grow up in…


Primal Reawakening: 8 Ways to Spend 5 Minutes Connecting with Nature

It’s finally spring. The snow has melted, the days are getting warmer, and the world is slowly turning green around us. After a long winter, these first few weeks of…


Advice for New Yoga Teachers (From a New Yoga Teacher)

Okay, with three years of teaching experience, I may not be considered a “new yoga teacher” anymore. I no longer arrive to class forty-five minutes early to review my planned…


Before the Thaw: Greening Those Winter Blues

It’s March in upstate New York. The days are chilly and the nights can still be in the single digits. It’s been a long winter and even the three feet…


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